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Send the demons spinning

Send the demons spinning

Gym owner Andrea Lawent takes you on a wild ride of rock-and-roll meditation, exercise and recovery

 
Red Carpet Recovery

Red Carpet Recovery

Hollywood stars gathered to support The Spectacular, a yearly celebratory addiction-education fundraising event.

 
Sober Dating 101

Sober Dating 101

You’ve learned to love yourself, and now you’re looking to share that with someone else. Here’s your getting-started guide to dating in recovery.

 
A circle of support

A circle of support

A new program at Caron Treatment Centers provides unprecedented support to addicts and families during the first year in recovery.

 
Raising awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome.

Raising awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome.

Most expectant mothers know that they are not supposed to drink while pregnant. Yet, alcohol-exposed pregnancies continue to be a leading cause of birth defects in the United States.

 
Celebrating National Recovery Month

Celebrating National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, organized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health services Administration (SAMHSA).

 
Tipping into Relief

Tipping into Relief

How a crisis brought clarity to my recovery

 
A New Riff on Rehab and Record Labels

A New Riff on Rehab and Record Labels

Clarity Way treatment center supports sober musicians and spreads the message that drugs and rock ‘n roll are not joined at the hip.

 
Lending a hand

Lending a hand

A growing number of people in recovery are working in the recovery fields, bringing a unique perspective to treatment programs. RENEW caught up with a few of these people to discuss how they’ve moved from helping themselves to helping others.

 
Sending surf to the dogs

Sending surf to the dogs

She may have failed puppy school, but Ricochet, the surfing dog, has found her niche helping others on and off the waves.

 
Go beyond your wildest dreams

Go beyond your wildest dreams

A (sober) trip to Bali was the perfect way for this author to repair herself

 
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